Talks on health and other things to do in Greenwich


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Art class sign-up

Registration is open for the winter time period for courses at The Greenwich Art Society’s Studio School. Classes begin Jan. 6 and runs via March 27. Classes for kids, teenagers and adults are held on the third ground studio in the Senior/Arts Building at 299 Greenwich Ave. The Greenwich Art Society, because the oldest – and solely – visible arts program in Greenwich taught by skilled artists, continues to supply conventional, foundational visible arts training in a extremely customized setting. A full checklist in fact choices will be discovered on the web site at, or name 203-629-1533 for extra data.

Food and enjoyable

Children ages 5 and up are invited to a cookie occasion on the Greenwich Library in the rear of the Children’s Room from 11 a.m. to midday Friday. The theme is “Decorate a sugar cookie just like an ugly sweater.” Supplies offered. Space is proscribed, with registration required at

Holiday Art Show & Sale

The Art Society of Old Greenwich will maintain its 2019 Holiday Art Show and Sale on the Gertrude White Gallery on the YWCA of Greenwich, via Friday. This festive present provides high quality artworks created by ASOG’s member artists. All artworks, in a wide range of media, can be found for buy. The YWCA is positioned at 259 E. Putnam Ave. For gallery hours, name 203-869-6501.

Movie screening

The Cos Cob Library invitations one and all to a exhibiting of the 2019 model of “The Lion King” from 2 to four p.m. Friday in the Community Room. In the animated movie, after the homicide of his father, a younger lion prince flees his kingdom solely to be taught the true that means of duty and bravery.

Art present at Byram Shubert

The Byram Shubert Library is internet hosting an exhibition of the work of two artists — photographer Brent Keeting and painter Marialiisa Pettengi — in a present referred to as “Lyrical Landscapes and Bold Abstractions” via Saturday.

Nature Yoga

Join yoga teacher Brittani Kelly (BK) for Nature Yoga classes on Sundays on the Greenwich Audubon Center at 613 Riversville Road. Discover wholesome residing for individuals and wildlife collectively: These distinctive classes will convey consideration to what is going on in nature round us and the health of the surroundings, whereas creating strategies in yoga and wellness. Bring a yoga mat when you’ve got one; mats will likely be obtainable to borrow. The class from 10 to 11 a.m. is meant for adults, teenagers, and children ages 12 and up, with all ranges of expertise and talents welcome. Admission is $10 per session. The class from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is for households and is meant for all ages, experiences ranges and talents. Admission is $5 for kids and $10 for adults.

Family gallery excursions

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, host Family Gallery Tours from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Sundays. The excursions are geared for teenagers ages 6-10. Free with common admission, and no registration is required. Visit for more information.

Duplicate Bridge Games

Weekly open duplicate Bridge video games are held at 12:15 p.m. Mondays on the Greenwich YWCA. The video games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League, with masterpoint awards to high finishers. The card price to play one session is $12. For extra data, contact Steve Becker at 203-637-8927.

Speakers at Retired Men’s Association

The Greenwich Retired Men’s Association provides a free program each Wednesday on the First Presbyterian Church, 1 W. Putnam Ave., that’s open to the general public; no reservations required. Social break begins at 10:40 a.m., adopted by speaker at 11 a.m. For information, go to or contact No conferences will likely be held on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Speakers return on Jan. eight with Patricia Sesto, director of environmental affairs for the Town of Greenwich, on “How Can Greenwich Handle Rising Sea Levels.”

Try Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a soothing train that may loosen joints, enhance steadiness and educate swish actions to music. Fun and no strain courses are held at eight a.m. Wednesdays and at 9 a.m. Thursdays in the auditorium on the First Congregational Church Auditorium on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich, reverse Binney Park. The value is $10 per one-hour session. Newcomers welcome. For information, name Joe at 203-504-4678.

One-man artwork present

The Greenwich Art Society is presenting “Glaser and the Grid,” a solo exhibition by Scott Glaser from the artist’s private assortment, via Jan. three at its gallery at 299 Greenwich Ave., second ground. The grid system is the widespread thread in Glaser’s work, from cityscapes created from males’s go well with material, portrait mosaics made fully from Band-Aid-like bandages, neo-pointillist drawings, photorealist work or combined media items. The paintings will likely be on view from 10 a.m. to four p.m. Tuesdays via Fridays and midday to four p.m. Saturdays. All works will be bought by contacting the Greenwich Art society at 203-629-1533 or greenwichartsociety@verizon.web. For information, go to

Christianity: The Core Beliefs

Start the New Year with a correct focus on your non secular health. Enroll in a 15-week introductory class on the core beliefs of the Christian religion as discovered in the Bible. All are welcome — whether or not interested in Christianity or lifelong believers. Join First Lutheran Church at 38 Field Point Road on Monday nights from 7 to eight:30 p.m. The class begins on Jan. 6. There isn’t any value, and no obligation to be part of the church. All supplies will likely be offered. Contact Pastor Scamman at 203.962.8700 or by e-mail at to register.

One Day to Resume

The Greenwich Library will host an interactive workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 6 to assist highschool seniors and school college students ages 18 to 23 kick-start their job or internship search. Titled “From College to Career,” the workshop will focus on serving to college students achieve the talents they want to get their foot in the door. Participants will go away with a resume, a LinkedIn web page, an expert head shot, ideas on what to put on when interviewing, and networking abilities. A registration packet with information on what to put on for the top shot and what to convey to put together a resume will likely be despatched to everybody. Participants will likely be entered in a drawing to win reward certificates to Amazon and Garden Catering. This program will happen in The Flinn Gallery and is co-sponsored by the Greenwich Alliance for Education and Greenwich Library. Registration is required at

‘An American Story’

The Greenwich Historical Society at 47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, is presenting an exhibition on the immigrant expertise referred to as “An American Story: Finding Home in Fairfield County” via Jan. 6. The exhibit consists of tales of the grit and resilience of immigrants and refugees, together with 12 who discovered house in Greenwich. The tales illuminated in this exhibition attain internationally from 5 continents, shining a lightweight on the ways in which refugees and asylum seekers discover hope and persevere in the face of challenges for creating new lives in Fairfield County. It is introduced in partnership with the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. For extra data, go to

Radiation remedy advances

Dr. Bruce McGibbon, a radiation oncologist with Greenwich Hospital, will current “Advances in Radiation Therapy for Cancer” from midday to 1 p.m. Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Long Ridge Medical Center, 260 Long Ridge Road, Stamford. New applied sciences and medical trials are reshaping how radiation remedy is used to deal with all varieties of most cancers. Plus study providers now provided at Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Greenwich. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

Bruce Beginnings

Bruce Beginnings is a program for kids ages 2.5 to 5 with an grownup at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays on the Bruce Museum. Explore the museum collections and exhibitions via image books and hands-on actions. This program takes place on the museum’s free admission day and area is proscribed. See the customer service desk upon arrival to safe a spot. Topics change weekly. Visit for more information.

Perfectly Polite bridge

The Perfectly Polite Bridge Group has Duplicate Bridge video games on the Greenwich YMCA on Wednesdays from 9:45 a.m. to midday for Relaxed Duplicate Bridge and from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. for Relaxed Duplicate Bridge / Conventions. The value is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. You do not want a associate to play. Only pay as you go gamers are assured a seat. There can also be a Beginner Game/Class with relaxed play and dialogue from three to 5 p.m. Seating is proscribed. If you aren’t on the e-mail checklist, name Frank Crocker at 203-524-8032 to register.

Nonsurgical options to hip ache

More than 300,000 hip substitute surgical procedures are carried out annually in the United States. However, many sufferers obtain a passable high quality of life with out going below the knife. Joint Replacement specialist Dr. Kevin Choo of Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists will define the nonsurgical choices for persistent hip ache and osteoarthritis, together with drugs, bodily remedy and injections at a free seminar at Greenwich Hospital from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. eight in the Noble Conference Center. A Q&A session will observe the presentation. Choo can even focus on when surgical procedure is suitable and present an summary of current advances in the sphere. Free and open to the general public; registration is requested. Call 888-305-9253 to register, or register on-line at

Stroke assist

“Getting Prepared, Dealing with Winter” would be the subject on the subsequent Stroke Education and Support Group in Greenwich Hospital’s Pemberwick Conference Room from four to 5 p.m. Jan. eight. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

Classical music creator

AuthorsLive on the Greenwich Library kicks off the New Year with a diverse and fascinating lineup with John Rosenberg, creator of “Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music in America from the Great War Through the Cold War,” from 7 to eight:30 p.m. Jan. eight in the library’s Flinn Gallery. Rosenberg, a Juilliard-trained musician and professor of historical past, explores the entanglement of classical music with American international relations. History buffs and classical music lovers alike gained’t need to miss listening to his insights on the politics behind classical music throughout these pivotal years in American and world historical past. For extra data, contact David Waring at 203-622-7917 or or go to

Bruce Beginnings Jr.

This program on the Bruce Museum supplies a welcoming and partaking museum expertise for toddlers, ages 10 to 24 months, and their caregivers via hands-on play and exploration. Bruce Beginnings Jr. classes are impressed by the museum’s collections and reveals. It is held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month, subsequent time on
Jan. 9. This program is free with normal admission however area is proscribed. See the customer service desk upon arrival to safe a spot.

Healthy coronary heart

Greenwich Hospital’s Denise Addorisio, a registered dietitian, will focus on “Healthy Eating for a Healthy Heart” in a lecgture from 11 a.m. to midday Jan. 9 at Long Ridge Medical Center, 260 Long Ridge Road, Stamford. Get sensible ideas for a heart-healthy weight-reduction plan and cut back dangers for hypertension and coronary heart illness. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

Sensory-sensitive day at Audubon

Join Greenwich Audubon Center on the second Saturday of the month because it helps people who find themselves sensory-sensitive and would love to take pleasure in studying about nature in a quiet and soothing area. This program is a part of the Audubon For All initiative, which provides accessible and inclusive packages to assist individuals with mental and bodily challenges. During the Sensory-Sensitive Saturday classes, Audubon supplies enjoyable nature movies, pure artifacts with fascinating textures, books, and photos. Staff naturalists are current to assist studying about nature in this soothing surroundings. Event will likely be from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 11 at Audubon at 613 Riversville Road. All are welcome for the free occasion. RSVP is required with Accessibility Coordinator Caroline Bailey at or 203-900-3349.

‘Family-to-Family’ program

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southwest Connecticut will current a 12-week course “Family-to-Family” starting Jan. 11 in Greenwich Hospital’s Hyde Conference room from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. This program is designed to assist individuals who have an grownup cherished one fighting critical psychological sickness. Learn about the one you love’s sickness and its signs therapies and drugs. Get data on how to deal with disaster, communication issues and the stress you are feeling as a member of the family. To register, e-mail janet2527@gmail or name 914-527-2994. Free.

Greenwich Symphony Orchestra

The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will likely be in live performance on Jan. 11 and Jan. 12 will featue Verdi, Overture to La Battaglia di Legnano; Schumann, Piano Concerto with Benjamin Hochman on piano; and Korngold, Symphony, Op. 40, with Benjamin Hochman on piano. The concert events on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 will characteristic Beethoven, Symphony No. three (Eroica); and Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor), with John O’Conor on piano. The concert events on April 18 and April 19 will characteristic Hindemith, Concert Music for Strings and Brass; Herbert, Concerto No. 2 for Cello, with Daniel Miller on cello; and Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique. Concerts are on the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center, 10 Hillside Road, at eight p.m. on Saturdays and four p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $40 per individual, $10 for college students. For extra data, name 203-869-2664 or go to

Orthopedics lecture

Dr. Sean Peden, an orthopedic surgeon at Greenwich Hospital, will focus on “Advancements in Synthetic Cartilage Replacement” from midday – 1 pm Jan. 14 at Long Ridge Medical Center, 260 Long Ridge Road, Stamford. Learn a couple of new FDA-approved artificial cartilage know-how for joint replacements of the foot and its potential use for other areas of the physique. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

Talk on tendons

Dr. Andrea Halim, an orthopedic surgeon at Greenwich Hospital, will focus on “Tendon Injuries and Rehabilitation” from midday – 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at Long Ridge Medical Center, 260 Long Ridge Road, Stamford. Discover how flexor and extensor tendon accidents happen and hear about surgical and nonsurgical remedy choices in addition to rehabilitation. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

AuthorsLive discuss on ‘Antisocial’

Greenwich native Andrew Marantz, a workers author at The New Yorker, will focus on his new ebook with Greenwich Time editor Tom Mellana from 7 to eight p.m. Jan. 24 in the Flinn Gallery. Praised by The New York Times as trenchant and clever, “Antisocial” reveals how the boundaries between know-how, media, and politics have been erased, ensuing in a deeply damaged informational panorama. Marantz reveals how alienated younger individuals are led down the rabbit gap of on-line radicalization, and how fringe concepts unfold. For extra data, contact Michele Martin at 203-625-6533 or or go to

Weight loss lecture

Mary Motwani, a psychologist with Greenwich Hospital’s Center for Behavioral and Nutritional Health, will current “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss” in the hospital’s Noble Conference Center from midday to 1 p.m. Jan. 29. Discover how dietary advert psychological counseling create a one-two punch for making way of life adjustments to maximize weight-loss efforts. Hear about scientifically supported weight-loss methods. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to Free.

Flinn Gallery exhibit

The Flinn Gallery on the Greenwich Library has reopened after being closed for a number of months whereas building was going on exterior its partitions. The new exhibit, “In Plain Sight, Library Art Collection,” is made up of works that belong to the library’s everlasting assortment and will likely be on show via Jan. 30. Many items on show have been hanging in varied places, typically behind closed doorways. Barbara Richards is the curator and sleuth who has gathered and organized this assortment. The gallery’s hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to eight p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Mondays. Visit or name 203.622.7947 for extra data.

AuthorsLive on ‘Downsize’

Bestselling creator Sheri Koones will speak about her latest ebook, which reveals how small homes will be comfy, sensible, energy-efficient, and stunning, in a presentation from 7 to eight p.m. Jan. 30 in the library’s Flinn Gallery. The small homes — all 2,000 sq. ft or much less — introduced in “Downsize” are owned by individuals who have made a acutely aware determination to downsize from a bigger house to a smaller house — or who simply determined to construct small in the primary place. The featured properties showcase a wide range of types and places. Discover how scaling again and simplifying the place you reside can open up a world the place the calls for of upkeep are decrease, accessibility and comfort are enhanced, vitality effectivity is elevated, and month-to-month payments are vastly decreased — all with out sacrificing a well-built, stunning house. For extra data, contact Michele Martin at 203-625-6533 or or go to

Exhibit of masterworks from Denmark

After a five-month building undertaking, the Bruce Museum will reopen its newly expanded predominant artwork gallery with a serious exhibition referred to as “On the Edge of the World: Masterworks by Laurits Andersen Ring” from SMK — the National Gallery of Denmark. Initiated by the American Friends of Statens Museum for Kunst, the nationwide gallery of Denmark, the exhibition opens Feb. 1 and will likely be on view via May 24. L.A. Ring, a Realist and Symbolist painter, ranks among the many most important figures in Danish artwork. This exhibit will showcase 25 of his most vital work. “On the Edge of the World” will likely be accompanied by lectures and particular packages, starting with a Conservator’s Talk on “Aspects of L.A. Ring’s Working Methods,” on Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with Jørgen Wadum, former director of conservation at SMK and present director of the Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation in Denmark. Talk is free to museum members and guests with paid admission. Reservations required. The museum can also be internet hosting artwork workshops associated to the exhibition which are geared to adults over the age of 55. Teaching artist Eddie Nino will lead the workshops, centered on the subjects of “Value,” on Feb. 24; “Color,” on March 24; and “Composition,” on April 20. The workshops will happen from 1:30 to three:30 p.m.; all supplies will likely be offered. Also, world-renowned pianist Nikolaj Hess will compose and carry out music in the gallery written in response to the works in the present. In a novel live performance reflecting on the themes in L.A. Ring’s creative universe, Hess will paint a contemporary impression of one in every of Denmark’s most celebrated artists. For extra data on the exhibit and the packages, and to register, go to or name 203-869-0376.

Pulitzer winners headline Family Centers breakfast

Family Centers will welcome New York Times columnists and Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as the most recent audio system in its in style Titans Series. The breakfast occasion to profit the Greenwich-based nonprofit will likely be at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 11 on the Stamford Sheraton at 700 E. Main St. This husband-and-wife duo had been the primary married couple to win a Pulitzer in journalism and have written a sequence of best-selling books collectively. Their newest ebook, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope,” will likely be launched in early 2020 and all attendees will get a duplicate. Tickets begin at $125, and proceeds will assist Family Centers’ community of health, training and human service packages. For extra data, go to

Curiosity Cabinets on show

The Bruce Museum’s latest exhibition options depictions of sea serpents crushing ships, 7-foot-tall giants, a mummified Porsche, and a menagerie of other oddities certain to pique the curiosity of any customer in the intersection of artwork and science. The show, referred to as “Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet” is on view in the museum’s Bantle Lecture Gallery via March 24. The exhibit was curated by H.S. Miller, the Museum’s Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow for 2019-20. Miller can even focus on the tales behind a few of the exhibition’s extra curious objects in a chat, “Tales from the Cabinet,” from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12. Admission to the Bruce Museum is free via Jan. 31. For extra data, go to

League of Women Voters to honor leaders

For its 100th Anniversary Gala, the League of Women Voters of Connecticut will honor Indra Okay. Nooyi, a Greenwich resident and former chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, and Juanita T. James, president and CEO of the Fairfield County Community Foundation. Nooyi will obtain the Outstanding Woman in Business award and James will likely be acknowledged with the Outstanding Woman in Philanthropy award. The gala will happen Feb. 22 on the Italian Center in Stamford. For extra data, go to

SLS golf tourney

The St. Lawrence Society will maintain its 29th annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 11. Enjoy an ideal day of golf, meals and enjoyable. Get your foursomes collectively and be part of the enjoyable. Cost is $175 for the whole lot: the luncheon, cart, golf, cocktail hour and dinner. For cocktails and dinner solely, it’s $100. Starts at 11:30 a.m. at E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course, with a 12:45 p.m. shotgun begin, scramble format. Golf is adopted by cocktail hour, antipasti and a first-rate rib dinner again on the Club. To RSVP, go to or name 203-618-9036.

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